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@BOS
9
8
 
(11)
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@LAA
1
4
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@LAA
4
3
 
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2
7
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@CHC
1
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0
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2
1
Wednesday, May 27, 1964,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 3,129, Time of Game: 2:25
Mets
1
12-29
 Lost 1 
10th, 12½ GB
at Cubs
7
15-21
 Won 1 
9th, 7 GB
L: Al Jackson (3-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  7  0
Cubs            2  0  1   0  0  3   0  1  X    7 11  0

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick Smith 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .294 .324 .412 .736 -0.010 0.58 0.022 -0.032 0.1 7 2
Ron Hunt 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .303 .365 .430 .795 -0.081 1.05 0.000 -0.081 -0.8 1 1
   Rod Kanehl 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .308 .327 .404 .731 0.006 0.15 0.006 0.000 0.4 0 1
Frank Thomas LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .252 .302 .328 .630 -0.033 0.54 0.013 -0.046 0.2 1 0
Jim Hickman CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .208 .282 .247 .529 -0.038 0.62 0.012 -0.050 -0.3 3 1
Joe Christopher RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .297 .388 .446 .834 0.029 0.50 0.046 -0.017 -0.1 1 0
Charley Smith 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .223 .266 .330 .596 -0.006 0.75 0.040 -0.046 -0.5 2 3
Roy McMillan SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .217 .235 .265 .500 -0.054 0.78 0.039 -0.093 -0.8 2 4 GDP
Chris Cannizzaro C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .292 .346 .417 .763 -0.048 0.65 0.000 -0.048 -0.6 6 0
Al Jackson P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .042 .042 .083 .125 -0.049 0.94 0.000 -0.049 -0.5 1 0
   Craig Anderson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jesse Gonder PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .316 .375 .463 .838 -0.003 0.12 0.000 -0.003 -0.2
   Bill Wakefield P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 1 7 1 2 2 35 .212 .257 .212 .469 -0.287 0.66 0.178 -0.465 -3.2 24 12
TB: D Smith 2; J Christopher; R McMillan; J Hickman; C Smith; R Kanehl.
GIDP: R McMillan (2).
RBI: J Hickman (11).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: J Hickman (L Brock at 3rd base).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jimmy Stewart 2B 3 1 0 0 1 1 5 .236 .325 .292 .617 -0.005 0.37 0.024 -0.030 0.2 3 3 HBP
Lou Brock RF 5 0 1 2 0 1 5 .261 .305 .352 .657 0.023 0.35 0.043 -0.020 -0.1 2 0 2B
Billy Williams LF 2 1 1 0 3 0 5 .396 .468 .683 1.152 0.016 0.20 0.023 -0.007 0.9 0 0
Ron Santo 3B 5 2 1 1 0 0 5 .315 .408 .538 .946 0.104 0.29 0.120 -0.016 -0.3 0 6 3B
Ernie Banks 1B 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .279 .299 .443 .742 0.091 0.50 0.101 -0.009 1.4 17 0 SB
Andre Rodgers SS 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .258 .333 .447 .780 0.036 0.45 0.060 -0.024 1.1 2 8 SB
Dick Bertell C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .255 .305 .316 .621 -0.018 0.36 0.012 -0.030 0.0 3 0
Billy Cowan CF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .272 .316 .456 .772 -0.019 0.28 0.007 -0.026 0.5 0 0
Dick Ellsworth P 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .036 .097 .036 .132 -0.016 0.18 0.001 -0.017 -0.3 0 2
Team Totals 34 7 11 7 5 5 40 .324 .425 .412 .837 0.212 0.33 0.391 -0.179 3.3 27 19
2B: L Brock (6, off A Jackson).
3B: R Santo (5, off A Jackson).
HBP: J Stewart (1, by B Wakefield).
TB: R Santo 3; E Banks 3; L Brock 2; A Rodgers 2; B Cowan 2; D Bertell; B Williams.
RBI: L Brock 2 (7); A Rodgers (19); E Banks (22); B Cowan (17); R Santo (23); D Bertell (10).
2-out RBI: E Banks; R Santo.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Rodgers-J Stewart-E Banks.
Baserunning
SB: E Banks (1, 2nd base off A Jackson/C Cannizzaro); A Rodgers (3, 2nd base off A Jackson/C Cannizzaro).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Jackson, L (3-6) 5.1 7 6 6 2 5 0 3.41 24 33 -0.196 0.51 -2.6
Craig Anderson 1.2 3 0 0 1 0 0 2.84 9 2 2 -0.013 0.08 -0.2
Bill Wakefield 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 4.00 7 0 0 -0.002 0.01 -0.5
Team Totals 8 11 7 7 5 5 0 7.88 40 33 2 2 -0.211 0.33 -3.3

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Ellsworth, W (5-4) 9 7 1 1 2 2 0 3.34 35 69 0.289 0.66 3.2
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 2 2 0 1.00 35 69 0.289 0.66 3.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Wakefield (3; J Stewart).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Tony Venzon, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Jocko Conlan.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 3,129.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Sunny.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Chicago Cubs
1 Dick Smith 1B 1 Jimmy Stewart 2B
2 Ron Hunt 2B 2 Lou Brock RF
3 Frank Thomas LF 3 Billy Williams LF
4 Jim Hickman CF 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Joe Christopher RF 5 Ernie Banks 1B
6 Charley Smith 3B 6 Andre Rodgers SS
7 Roy McMillan SS 7 Dick Bertell C
8 Chris Cannizzaro C 8 Billy Cowan CF
9 Al Jackson P 9 Dick Ellsworth P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 1-- R CHC R. Santo A. Jackson 12% 64% Triple to CF (Line Drive); Williams Scores
t2 0-2 1 12- OO NYM R. McMillan D. Ellsworth 9% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b1 1-0 2 --3 R CHC E. Banks A. Jackson 8% 73% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Santo Scores
t5 0-3 2 1-3 O NYM R. Hunt D. Ellsworth 5% 89% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
b3 2-0 0 1-- RO CHC L. Brock A. Jackson 4% 84% Double to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Stewart Scores; Brock out at 3B/CF-2B-3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Smith D. Ellsworth 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM R. Hunt D. Ellsworth 1% 54% Lineout: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM F. Thomas D. Ellsworth 1% 55% Bunt Groundout: C unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Stewart A. Jackson -2% 52% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC L. Brock A. Jackson -1% 51% Strikeout (foul bunt)
b1 0-0 2 --- CHC B. Williams A. Jackson 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- R CHC R. Santo A. Jackson 12% 64% Triple to CF (Line Drive); Williams Scores
b1 1-0 2 --3 R CHC E. Banks A. Jackson 8% 73% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Santo Scores
b1 2-0 2 1-- CHC A. Rodgers A. Jackson 1% 73% Banks Steals 2B
b1 2-0 2 -2- O CHC A. Rodgers A. Jackson -2% 71% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O NYM J. Hickman D. Ellsworth 2% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-2 1 --- NYM J. Christopher D. Ellsworth -3% 71% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t2 0-2 1 1-- NYM C. Smith D. Ellsworth -4% 67% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Christopher to 2B
t2 0-2 1 12- OO NYM R. McMillan D. Ellsworth 9% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- O CHC D. Bertell A. Jackson -1% 74% Lineout: LF
b2 2-0 1 --- O CHC B. Cowan A. Jackson -1% 73% Strikeout
b2 2-0 2 --- O CHC D. Ellsworth A. Jackson -1% 72% Lineout: P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- O NYM C. Cannizzaro D. Ellsworth 2% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O NYM A. Jackson D. Ellsworth 2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O NYM D. Smith D. Ellsworth 1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- CHC J. Stewart A. Jackson 2% 80% Walk
b3 2-0 0 1-- RO CHC L. Brock A. Jackson 4% 84% Double to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Stewart Scores; Brock out at 3B/CF-2B-3B
b3 3-0 1 --- O CHC B. Williams A. Jackson -1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 3-0 2 --- O CHC R. Santo A. Jackson -1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 2-3-4
t4 0-3 0 --- O NYM R. Hunt D. Ellsworth 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-3 1 --- O NYM F. Thomas D. Ellsworth 1% 86% Flyball: SS
t4 0-3 2 --- NYM J. Hickman D. Ellsworth -1% 85% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t4 0-3 2 1-- NYM J. Christopher D. Ellsworth -2% 83% Walk; Hickman to 2B
t4 0-3 2 12- O NYM C. Smith D. Ellsworth 4% 87% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 5-6-7
b4 3-0 0 --- O CHC E. Banks A. Jackson -1% 86% Flyball: CF
b4 3-0 1 --- CHC A. Rodgers A. Jackson 1% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b4 3-0 1 1-- CHC D. Bertell A. Jackson 1% 88% Rodgers Steals 2B
b4 3-0 1 -2- O CHC D. Bertell A. Jackson -2% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 3-0 2 -2- O CHC B. Cowan A. Jackson -2% 85% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 7-8-9
t5 0-3 0 --- NYM R. McMillan D. Ellsworth -4% 81% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t5 0-3 0 1-- O NYM C. Cannizzaro D. Ellsworth 2% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B; McMillan to 2B
t5 0-3 1 -2- O NYM A. Jackson D. Ellsworth 3% 87% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t5 0-3 2 -2- NYM D. Smith D. Ellsworth -2% 85% Single to SS (Ground Ball); McMillan to 3B
t5 0-3 2 1-3 O NYM R. Hunt D. Ellsworth 5% 89% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 9-1-2
b5 3-0 0 --- O CHC D. Ellsworth A. Jackson -1% 89% Strikeout
b5 3-0 1 --- O CHC J. Stewart A. Jackson -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-0 2 --- O CHC L. Brock A. Jackson -0% 88% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 3-4-5
t6 0-3 0 --- O NYM F. Thomas D. Ellsworth 2% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-3 1 --- O NYM J. Hickman D. Ellsworth 1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-3 2 --- O NYM J. Christopher D. Ellsworth 1% 92% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 3-4-5
b6 3-0 0 --- CHC B. Williams A. Jackson 1% 93% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b6 3-0 0 1-- O CHC R. Santo A. Jackson -1% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
Rod Kanehl replaces Ron Hunt playing 2B batting 2nd
b6 3-0 1 1-- CHC E. Banks A. Jackson 1% 93% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Santo to 2B
b6 3-0 1 12- R CHC A. Rodgers A. Jackson 4% 97% Single to LF (Line Drive); Santo Scores; Banks to 3B; Rodgers to 2B/Adv on throw
Craig Anderson replaces Al Jackson pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-0 1 -23 R CHC D. Bertell C. Anderson 1% 98% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Banks Scores; Rodgers to 3B
b6 5-0 1 1-3 R CHC B. Cowan C. Anderson 1% 99% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Rodgers Scores; Bertell to 2B
b6 6-0 1 12- O CHC D. Ellsworth C. Anderson -0% 99% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Bertell to 3B
b6 6-0 2 1-3 O CHC J. Stewart C. Anderson -0% 99% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 6.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-6, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 6-7-8
t7 0-6 0 --- O NYM C. Smith D. Ellsworth 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-6 1 --- O NYM R. McMillan D. Ellsworth 0% 99% Strikeout
t7 0-6 2 --- O NYM C. Cannizzaro D. Ellsworth 0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-0, Mets' Craig Anderson facing 2-3-4
b7 6-0 0 --- O CHC L. Brock C. Anderson -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 6-0 1 --- CHC B. Williams C. Anderson 0% 99% Walk
b7 6-0 1 1-- O CHC R. Santo C. Anderson -0% 99% Bunt Groundout: C unassisted; Williams stays at 1B
b7 6-0 2 1-- CHC E. Banks C. Anderson 0% 99% Single to CF (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Williams to 3B
b7 6-0 2 1-3 O CHC A. Rodgers C. Anderson -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Cubs 6.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-6, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 9-1-2
Jesse Gonder pinch hits for Craig Anderson (P) batting 9th
t8 0-6 0 --- O NYM J. Gonder D. Ellsworth 0% 100% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t8 0-6 1 --- NYM D. Smith D. Ellsworth -0% 99% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t8 0-6 1 1-- NYM R. Kanehl D. Ellsworth -1% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive); Smith to 2B
t8 0-6 1 12- NYM F. Thomas D. Ellsworth -1% 97% Walk; Smith to 3B; Kanehl to 2B
t8 0-6 1 123 RO NYM J. Hickman D. Ellsworth 1% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Smith Scores; Kanehl to 3B
t8 1-6 2 1-3 O NYM J. Christopher D. Ellsworth 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-1, Mets' Bill Wakefield facing 7-8-9
Bill Wakefield replaces Jesse Gonder (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-1 0 --- O CHC D. Bertell B. Wakefield -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 6-1 1 --- CHC B. Cowan B. Wakefield 0% 100% Single to 3B/Bunt
b8 6-1 1 1-- CHC D. Ellsworth B. Wakefield 0% 100% Walk; Cowan to 2B
b8 6-1 1 12- CHC J. Stewart B. Wakefield 0% 100% Hit By Pitch; Cowan to 3B; Ellsworth to 2B
b8 6-1 1 123 RO CHC L. Brock B. Wakefield 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Cowan Scores; Ellsworth to 3B
b8 7-1 2 1-3 CHC B. Williams B. Wakefield 0% 100% Walk; Brock to 2B
b8 7-1 2 123 O CHC R. Santo B. Wakefield -0% 100% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 7.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-7, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 6-7-8
t9 1-7 0 --- O NYM C. Smith D. Ellsworth 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-7 1 --- O NYM R. McMillan D. Ellsworth 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-7 2 --- O NYM C. Cannizzaro D. Ellsworth 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 7.

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